Author: Ellee Achten

The Food Activism of Appalachian Teachers

The strike revealed the efforts public school teachers in the region routinely make to support all the needs of their students, including feeding them. Before the holiday last week, Shelby Leatherman, a special-needs teacher at Meigs Intermediate School in rural southeastern Ohio, helped make a whole Thanksgiving meal for her class […]

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In West Virginia, an Outbreak and Few Answers

This article was originally published by Rewire.News.  Opioids and a rise in people experiencing homelessness have been blamed for a hepatitis A epidemic in West Virginia. But advocates for the homeless say the local census doesn’t support that. West Virginia has been struggling with an outbreak of hepatitis A, according […]

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